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Addressing the climate crisis begins by talking about it.

Climate One is a one-hour weekly public radio program (newscast compatible) about energy, economy and the environment from the Commonwealth Club of California. Host Greg Dalton presents empowering conversations that connect all aspects of the climate crisis -- the scary and the exciting, the individual and the systemic. Join us.

Free to all stations. Contact Steve Martin steve@sfmconsulting.com or 703.715.0827 with carriage questions.

We’re living through a climate emergency; finding solutions starts by talking about it. Climate One is a weekly public radio program focused on elevating critical conversations around climate change. Since climate touches all aspects of our lives, we bring together diverse perspectives in empowering conversations: one week we might talk with Jane Goodall or Bill McKibben or an oil industry exec – sometimes on the same panel – and the next week we might hear first-hand stories from people who narrowly escaped a fire or a flood, and the next we might focus on democracy and climate justice. In all of this, we aim to connect the personal to the systemic, and empower conversations to continue beyond our show.


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Maintaining a consumption-driven economy while keeping emissions down seems more and more like a pipe dream -- is it time to re-think capitalism al...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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President-elect Joe Biden says he will infuse climate change into every corner of his agenda. That’s becoming evident looking at his emerging team....

  • Added: Dec 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Throughout a 45-year career as an environmental regulator, Mary Nichols has been a powerful champion for climate action and cutting emissions. Havi...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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“Unprecedented” is one of the most overused words of 2020, but it reflects the superstorm of disruption brought on by an overlapping pandemic, raci...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Is this the end of the road for the internal combustion engine? California isn’t the first major economy to ban gas-powered cars and trucks, and ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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In this program, we revisit two Climate One programs from earlier in the year. First, events of the past year, including the murders of George Floy...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Harvest season is especially hard this year, as the pandemic strains farmers and food systems, highlighting a deeply divided and often unjust Ameri...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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About 70 percent of Americans - Democrats, Independents and Republicans - say the election caused a significant amount of stress. That’s up from ab...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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What is the role of power in deciding the fate of a planet? 2020 has seen a reckoning with various forms of power embedded in racial, gender, and g...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Can we break up the political log jam on climate? “The brokenness of our politics,” says Republican political strategist Stephen Schmidt, “is tha...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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Environmental groups like NRDC, 350.org, and Greenpeace helped move climate onto the presidential agenda last year, pushing Joe Biden and other Dem...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Pathways for reducing carbon emissions include electrifying transportation, replacing fossil fuels with wind and solar power. But in this time of n...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Technology has helped the world survive, thrive and stay connected through the COVID-19 lockdown. As countries look toward re-opening in a post-pan...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Twenty years ago, Julia Roberts won an Oscar for her portrayal of maverick environmental activist Erin Brockovich in the film of the same name. The...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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From pipelines to clean power, the world’s biggest economies are brokering developments in oil, gas, and renewables that will shape climate and pol...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Wildfires are nothing new – they’ve been part of the west’s ecology for millennia. But burning fossil fuels and suppressing the burning of forests ...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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The cost and health burdens of electricity production have long been higher for low-income communities of color than for wealthy white ones. But fo...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Can art help us process our changing climate? The story of climate change is typically told in the language of facts and figures, graphs and charts...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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Coronavirus outbreaks in food markets, food plants, and farmworker communities have impacted food access and put a spotlight on food insecurity. Fa...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Miami may be the poster child of rising waters in the U.S., but further inland, states are grappling with torrential flooding that is becoming the ...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2020
  • Length: 58:58